The annual Ohio River Valley Woodland and Wildlife Workshop, aimed at landowners in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana but also for anyone else interested in conservation, is on March 17 near Cincinnati. CFAES is one of its sponsors. Read more about it. (Photo: Red trillium, Joshua Moore, iStock.)
The Ohio Department of Higher Education has awarded $3.5 million in funding for 21 more projects in its ongoing Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative. Some involve scientists from CFAES.
Nothing says “Be my Valentine” like an urban coyote. Here’s what a CFAES study found. (Photo: iStock.)
Right now, before spring gets underway, is the best time to keep Canada geese off your property, CFAES specialists say. Continue reading
North America’s eastern forests used to have some 4 billion American chestnut trees: large, tall (up to 100 feet), fast-growing trees whose wood made excellent lumber for buildings; whose nuts fed billions of birds and mammals, including people (including Thoreau); whose tannins supplied America’s leather industry. Various sources have called it “the queen of the forest” and “the ideal tree.”
Then something happened.
The next Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) breakfast program features Hope Taft, former First Lady of Ohio, and Bob Gable, scenic rivers program manager for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), presenting “For Love of Rivers: Celebrating 50 Years of the Scenic Rivers Act” It’s from 7:15 to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 13 on Ohio State’s Columbus campus.
CFAES’s plant-packed Secrest Arboretum in Wooster (110 acres, more than 2,500 plant varieties) is taking applications through Friday, Jan. 19, for its next Master Gardener Volunteers class.
CFAES’s Eugene Braig takes a deeper look at keeping your pond (and the fish that live in it) sustainable.